(A) The executive director is not obligated to reinstate a certificate to teach that has been previously revoked.
(B) The executive director shall not reinstate a certificate to teach that has been revoked less than one year from the date on which the revocation order is journalized with the executive director.
(C) An applicant whose certificate has been revoked by the executive director for at least one year but no more than two years must, within this time period, meet the following requirements:
(1) Submit a completed reinstatement application;
(2) Has passed, within three attempts, the techniques examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code;
If an applicant is unable to pass the techniques examination within three attempts, the applicant must complete a new fire instructor training program or fire safety inspector instructor training program and meet all criteria for a certificate to teach as outlined in this chapter.
(3) Meets all qualifications for a certificate to teach as outlined in this chapter;
(4) The applicant previously held a certificate to teach a fire instructor or fire safety inspector instructor training program issued by the executive director, and such certificate was in good standing at the time the certificate holder allowed the certificate to expire;
(5) Repeats and successfully completes the eight-hour curriculum module in instruction specific to the field of fire or fire safety inspector, as outlined in rules 4765-11-15 and 4765-11-16 of the Administrative Code.
(D) If a certificate to teach has been revoked two years or more, the applicant must complete a new fire instructor or fire safety inspector instructor course and meet all requirements for a certificate to teach as outlined in this chapter.
(E) In addition to having an applicant meet the requirements set forth in this rule, the executive director may also take into consideration other relevant factors when determining whether to grant a request for reinstatement, including but not limited to the following:
(1) The nature and severity of the acts that resulted in revocation of the applicant's certificate;
(2) The time elapsed since the revocation;
(3) Additional convictions or violations of the Revised Code occurring after the revocation;
(4) Any evidence of rehabilitation, including but not limited to appropriate treatment or counseling, which the applicant may submit to the executive director;
(5) Evidence of additional education or training, which the applicant may submit to the executive director;
(6) Compliance with previous executive director orders, executive director approved consent agreements, or court sentencing;
(7) Employment history, including compliance with any departmental discipline, which the applicant may submit to the executive director.